If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
If you follow every dream, you might get lost.
Each soul is potentially divine.
I used to desire many, many things, but now I have just one desire, and thats to get rid of all my other desires.
If you've got them by the balls their hearts and minds will follow.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
Even if you are divine, you don't disdain male consorts.
At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.
I apologize for lying to you. I promise I won't deceive you except in matters of this sort.
There are no facts, only interpretations.
Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
Quote me as saying I was mis-quoted.
If everything isn't black and white, I say, 'Why the hell not?'
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.